Articles about North India

Conditions unfavorable for further advance of monsoon in North India

16 Jun 2021

Conditions unfavorable for further advance of monsoon in North India

Atmospheric conditions are still not favorable for further advance of monsoon into Rajasthan, remaining parts of Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

COVID-19: UK variant dominates north India, double mutant in west

06 May 2021

COVID-19: UK variant dominates north India, double mutant in west

The UK strain of coronavirus is currently dominating parts of north India while double mutant could be found mostly in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Gujarat, Sujeet Singh, Director of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said.

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Tajikistan, tremors felt in north India

12 Feb 2021

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Tajikistan, tremors felt in north India

Strong tremors jolted Delhi, the National Capital Region (NCR), Punjab, Jammu, and other regions in northern India on Friday night, as an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Tajikistan.

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

03 Jan 2021

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

Several parts of Delhi recorded moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers early on Sunday morning for the second consecutive day.

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

01 Jan 2021

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

On the first day of 2021, Delhi shivered with the mercury slipping to 1.1°C, as recorded by the Safdarjung observatory, for the first time in over a decade.

Bollywood actors support Diljit, after his spat with Kangana Ranaut

03 Dec 2020

Bollywood actors support Diljit, after his spat with Kangana Ranaut

Yet again, actor Kangana Ranaut dominated the list of trends on social media, as she got involved in an ugly war-of-words with actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh over a "misleading" tweet.

As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops

28 Nov 2020

As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops

As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.

With COVID-19 and pollution, which masks should you be wearing?

11 Nov 2020

With COVID-19 and pollution, which masks should you be wearing?

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, experts have stressed the importance of wearing face masks to shield people from the viral disease.

Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel

26 Oct 2020

Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel

The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it would bring a legislation on stubble burning, one of the main drivers of the hazardous air pollution in North India.

Cured from coronavirus and living amid pollution? Get flu shot

26 Oct 2020

Cured from coronavirus and living amid pollution? Get flu shot

The winter months and the blanket of air pollution are likely to worsen the coronavirus situation, even for those who have defeated the contagious disease. Hence, the recovered patients, staying in highly-polluted areas, must get a flu shot, said experts.

Coronavirus: Active cases drop below 8 lakh after 1.5 months

17 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Active cases drop below 8 lakh after 1.5 months

For the first time in 1.5 months, the number of active coronavirus infections has fallen under eight lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.

Delhi's air quality 'very poor' for first time this season

13 Oct 2020

Delhi's air quality 'very poor' for first time this season

The air quality in Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) dipped to "very poor" on Tuesday for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown was imposed in March.

Want to have veg breakfast in winters? These can help

04 Oct 2020

Want to have veg breakfast in winters? These can help

All year long, a good breakfast is something that actually wakes us up, and energizes us for the rest of the day.

Stubble burning: Kejriwal approaches Centre over IARI's new tech

26 Sep 2020

Stubble burning: Kejriwal approaches Centre over IARI's new tech

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to the Centre over the issue of stubble burning, which poses a recurring headache for people in parts of North India, particularly the national capital.

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

05 Sep 2020

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

2 dead, water-logging in Delhi-NCR due to heavy rain

19 Jul 2020

2 dead, water-logging in Delhi-NCR due to heavy rain

Two persons were reported dead on Sunday as heavy rain flooded key regions of Delhi and surroundings areas.

'A Suitable Boy' trailer: Tale of forbidden love and history

12 Jul 2020

'A Suitable Boy' trailer: Tale of forbidden love and history

The first trailer of Mira Nair-directed A Suitable Boy, starring Tabu and Ishaan Khatter, is now out.

How to make mouth-watering Amritsari kulcha and chole

12 Jul 2020

How to make mouth-watering Amritsari kulcha and chole

Native to the land of Punjab, this traditional dish has become one of the most beloved breakfast and lunch options for families across North India.

Swarms of locusts reach Gurugram, residents share visuals

27 Jun 2020

Swarms of locusts reach Gurugram, residents share visuals

After weeks, crop-destroying locusts are back in North India, this time to launch an attack on Gurugram, Haryana, just next to Delhi.

How to make mouth-watering jalebi at home

26 Jun 2020

How to make mouth-watering jalebi at home

Jalebi is an Indian sweet dish that is immensely popular in North India.

Top treks in North India that anyone can take

01 Mar 2020

Top treks in North India that anyone can take

Have you been feeling lost and tired lately?

SAP shuts down Indian offices after employees infected with swine-flu

21 Feb 2020

SAP shuts down Indian offices after employees infected with swine-flu

German software giant, SAP, has shut down its Indian offices temporarily after two employees of their Bengaluru office tested positive for the H1N1 virus (swine flu).

Netplus Broadband launches IPTV set-top box in India

02 Jan 2020

Netplus Broadband launches IPTV set-top box in India

Netplus Broadband, one of the major broadband service providers in North India, has expanded its services in the country by foraying into the IPTV segment.

Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief

31 Dec 2019

Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief

Temperatures across North India are scripting new records on a daily basis, and the same happened today when the mercury hit zero degree Celsius in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, reports SkyMet.

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

30 Dec 2019

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

28 dead in UP as cold wave grips North India

28 Dec 2019

28 dead in UP as cold wave grips North India

The biting winter sweeping across North India has reportedly claimed the lives of 28 in Uttar Pradesh.

This might be Delhi's second coldest December since 1901

27 Dec 2019

This might be Delhi's second coldest December since 1901

Delhi has frozen (quite literally) with residents finding it difficult to bid adieu to cozy covers and step out.

Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'

26 Dec 2019

Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'

A rare celestial spectacle started at 8:17 am in India today, as the moon covered the Sun for the last solar eclipse of the decade.

Heavy snowfall causes 4 km traffic jam near Manali

24 Dec 2019

Heavy snowfall causes 4 km traffic jam near Manali

With vacations and snow-capped Himalayan peaks beckoning tourists, several thronged the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Petition filed against Ajay Devgn's 'Tanhaji' in Delhi High Court

15 Dec 2019

Petition filed against Ajay Devgn's 'Tanhaji' in Delhi High Court

Barely days after massive protests were carried out against period drama movie Panipat, another history-based film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior has landed into a legal soup, over alleged distortion of history.

Jaipur theaters stop screening 'Panipat', after protests by Jat groups

11 Dec 2019

Jaipur theaters stop screening 'Panipat', after protests by Jat groups

Following massive protests in parts of Rajasthan over the film's content, several theaters in state capital Jaipur have now stopped screening of Ashutosh Gowariker's period drama movie Panipat, upon orders of the state government.

Five best places to visit in India during winters

06 Nov 2019

Five best places to visit in India during winters

The winters are here!

Top five places you should visit in North India

31 Oct 2019

Top five places you should visit in North India

From magnificent hills to beautiful deserts and serene valleys, North India has it all.

Jaish terrorists in Delhi, airports in North India on alert

03 Oct 2019

Jaish terrorists in Delhi, airports in North India on alert

In an alarming piece of news, four Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists have reportedly entered Delhi to carry out a terror attack. A red alert was sounded late on Wednesday after security agencies received this information.

Rajinikanth supports Shah's 'one language' policy, but explains the problem

18 Sep 2019

Rajinikanth supports Shah's 'one language' policy, but explains the problem

Union Home Minister Amit Shah stoked a controversy on Hindi Diwas last week when he batted for "imposing" Hindi in the country, saying it will bolster unity.

New book claims Thackeray family hailed from Bihar

17 Sep 2019

New book claims Thackeray family hailed from Bihar

The Thackerays may not be fans of migrants from North India, particularly Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, but a new book claims they also hail from the region which they despise.

Enough jobs, but candidates from North-India lack skills: BJP leader

15 Sep 2019

Enough jobs, but candidates from North-India lack skills: BJP leader

The ruling BJP-led central government's blame-game over the ongoing economic slowdown does not seem to end.

'Dhaakad' is in the same space as 'Resident Evil': Kangana

12 Sep 2019

'Dhaakad' is in the same space as 'Resident Evil': Kangana

After impressing audiences with her leadership qualities in Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, Kangana Ranaut is all set to take over the action avatar for Dhaakad.

Rain hammers North India, triggers landslides, kills at least 37

20 Aug 2019

Rain hammers North India, triggers landslides, kills at least 37

Incessant rains wreaked havoc in North India with reports suggesting that at least 37 people have died.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

05 Aug 2019

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.